XNA sees most-ever travel ahead of Memorial Day
Northwest Arkansas National Airport has more than bounced back from the COVID-19 pandemic.
By the numbers: XNA had more than 80,700 tickets flying out this March, up 14.5% from March 2019. The airport saw an 8.5% increase from April 2019 to the same month this year, with 77,404 enplanements, airport spokesperson Olivia Moore told Axios.
Cycling boosted Northwest Arkansas by $159M in 2022
Cycling made a $159 million economic impact in NWA last year, up 16% from $137 million in 2017.
- The Walton Family Foundation published its first study on the topic in 2018.
What we're riding: It ain't your parents' Schwinn
I tested a couple Schwinn e-bikes from the demo stable at the end of the Square 2 Square ride in Bentonville recently.
Unbeknownst to me, the company has a line of electric bikes designed for entry-level cyclists.
Get off your axles for National Bike Month
May is National Bike Month, when the League of American Bicyclists encourages all to air up the tires and try to make short trips without a car.
What's happening: Monday also kicked off the National Bike Challenge, wherein riders can tap into their competitive edge as single cyclists or as part of a group.
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